News Author: Hub City Radio Staff

Northern State will keep Gypsy Days name for homecoming

ABERDEEN, S.D.(Press Release)- Upon further review, Northern State University will not pursue changing the name of Gypsy Days. After hearing from a substantial number of stakeholders, the university has elected to withdraw its plans to rename the homecoming celebration. The university was not looking to address this in the middle of a pandemic, but due… Read more »

Northern State will keep Gypsy Days name for homecoming

ABERDEEN, S.D.(Press Release)- Upon further review, Northern State University will not pursue changing the name of Gypsy Days. After hearing from a substantial number of stakeholders, the university has elected to withdraw its plans to rename the homecoming celebration. The university was not looking to address this in the middle of a pandemic, but due… Read more »

SD Dept of Health reported in 3 new COVID-19 related deaths, no briefing scheduled for today

PIERRE, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The state reported 3 new COVID-related deaths, while active cases & hospitalizations increased, according to figures released by the South Dakota Department of Health today. The death total currently at 1,904. The state had 210 new cases and 189 recoveries, increasing active infections to 2,114. Those hospitalized in connection with the… Read more »

SD Dept of Health reported in 3 new COVID-19 related deaths, no briefing scheduled for today

PIERRE, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The state reported 3 new COVID-related deaths, while active cases & hospitalizations increased, according to figures released by the South Dakota Department of Health today. The death total currently at 1,904. The state had 210 new cases and 189 recoveries, increasing active infections to 2,114. Those hospitalized in connection with the… Read more »

Yapatorium celebrating St. Patrick’s Day

YAPA ST. PATRICK’S DAY CHARADE ABERDEEN, S,D.(Press Release)- Celebrate the day St. Patrick drove the snakes out of Ireland with the YAPAtorium. Bring all your green gear and St. Patty’s Day accessories for our None More Green Contest! Take a moment to refresh yourself at our Green Snacks Only table. Enjoy some of the good… Read more »

Yapatorium celebrating St. Patrick’s Day

YAPA ST. PATRICK’S DAY CHARADE ABERDEEN, S,D.(Press Release)- Celebrate the day St. Patrick drove the snakes out of Ireland with the YAPAtorium. Bring all your green gear and St. Patty’s Day accessories for our None More Green Contest! Take a moment to refresh yourself at our Green Snacks Only table. Enjoy some of the good… Read more »

Napa to Platte rail line on verge of disappearing

PIERRE, S.D.(WNAX)- While the sale of the state-owned MRC rail line from Mitchell to Rapid City will increase service and development, most of another state-owned line may soon disappear. Interim Transportation Department Secretary Joel Jundt says the Napa to Platte line is moving toward salvage. Jundt says much of that line would revert to rail… Read more »

Napa to Platte rail line on verge of disappearing

PIERRE, S.D.(WNAX)- While the sale of the state-owned MRC rail line from Mitchell to Rapid City will increase service and development, most of another state-owned line may soon disappear. Interim Transportation Department Secretary Joel Jundt says the Napa to Platte line is moving toward salvage. Jundt says much of that line would revert to rail… Read more »

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COVID-19 vaccines distributed faster than expected at Avera in Yankton

YANKTON, S.D.(WNAX)- As vaccine supplies increase, health care providers are expanding their immunization options. Liz Healy, with Avera Sacred Heart Hospital in Yankton, says they are moving more quickly than she imagined. Healy says they hope to speed up further. Healy says as soon as their vaccines arrive, they are putting it out.

COVID-19 vaccines distributed faster than expected at Avera in Yankton

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YANKTON, S.D.(WNAX)- As vaccine supplies increase, health care providers are expanding their immunization options. Liz Healy, with Avera Sacred Heart Hospital in Yankton, says they are moving more quickly than she imagined. Healy says they hope to speed up further. Healy says as soon as their vaccines arrive, they are putting it out.

SD House and Senate Redistricting Committee held their first meeting Tuesday

PIERRE, S.D.(KCCR)- The first steps in resetting South Dakota’s legislative districts were taken Tuesday at the South Dakota State Capitol as the House and Senate Redistricting Committees met for the first time.  Legislative Research Council attorney Matt Frame says the Redistricting Committee may not see 2020 Census numbers until the end of September. It’s possible… Read more »

SD House and Senate Redistricting Committee held their first meeting Tuesday

PIERRE, S.D.(KCCR)- The first steps in resetting South Dakota’s legislative districts were taken Tuesday at the South Dakota State Capitol as the House and Senate Redistricting Committees met for the first time.  Legislative Research Council attorney Matt Frame says the Redistricting Committee may not see 2020 Census numbers until the end of September. It’s possible… Read more »

Thune, Rounds Join Colleagues in Calling on USDA to Assist Biofuels Industry

WASHINGTON(Press Release) — U.S. Sens. John Thune (R-S.D.) and Mike Rounds (R-S.D.) and eight of their Senate colleagues this week sent a letter to U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack urging the department to assist biofuel producers hurt by the COVID-19 pandemic. The letter was led by Sens. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and Amy… Read more »

Thune, Rounds Join Colleagues in Calling on USDA to Assist Biofuels Industry

WASHINGTON(Press Release) — U.S. Sens. John Thune (R-S.D.) and Mike Rounds (R-S.D.) and eight of their Senate colleagues this week sent a letter to U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack urging the department to assist biofuel producers hurt by the COVID-19 pandemic. The letter was led by Sens. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and Amy… Read more »

SD Dept of Health reports no new COVID-19 related deaths today

PIERRE, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The state reported no new COVID-related deaths, while active cases & hospitalizations increased, according to figures released by the South Dakota Department of Health today. The death total currently at 1,901. The state had 157 new cases and 127 recoveries, increasing active infections to 2,097. Those hospitalized in connection with the… Read more »

SD Dept of Health reports no new COVID-19 related deaths today

PIERRE, S.D. (HubCityRadio.com) – The state reported no new COVID-related deaths, while active cases & hospitalizations increased, according to figures released by the South Dakota Department of Health today. The death total currently at 1,901. The state had 157 new cases and 127 recoveries, increasing active infections to 2,097. Those hospitalized in connection with the… Read more »

Emergency Burn Ban in place in Brown County

ABERDEEN, S.D.(Press Release)- Effective immediately the Brown County Commission has enacted an Emergency Burn Ban on ALL open burning within the boundaries of Brown County.  This said ban prohibits all open fires including burning barrels and campfires. This was put in place under Brown County Ordinance 18.02 and shall be in place until the Brown… Read more »

Emergency Burn Ban in place in Brown County

ABERDEEN, S.D.(Press Release)- Effective immediately the Brown County Commission has enacted an Emergency Burn Ban on ALL open burning within the boundaries of Brown County.  This said ban prohibits all open fires including burning barrels and campfires. This was put in place under Brown County Ordinance 18.02 and shall be in place until the Brown… Read more »

SD Senate resolution diapproving the merger of State Ag & the Dept of Environment and Natural Resources defeated

PIERRE, S.D.(WNAX)- The South Dakota Senate Monday debated a resolution of disapproval of the merger of the State Ag Department and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources. Governor Kristi Noem had proposed the merger for the sake of efficiency.  During the debate on the resolution, republican Senator Art Rusch of Vermillion says the Ag… Read more »

SD Senate resolution diapproving the merger of State Ag & the Dept of Environment and Natural Resources defeated

PIERRE, S.D.(WNAX)- The South Dakota Senate Monday debated a resolution of disapproval of the merger of the State Ag Department and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources. Governor Kristi Noem had proposed the merger for the sake of efficiency.  During the debate on the resolution, republican Senator Art Rusch of Vermillion says the Ag… Read more »